Australian Fire Service Medal


Graham John Otley


Graham John Otley joined the Launceston Fire Brigade as a fireman in 1962.


He progressed through the ranks to Station Officer in 1972.


In 1984 he was promoted to Superintendent with the Launceston Fire Brigade and became Brigade Chief in 1991.

In July 1995 he was promoted to his current position of Regional Officer, Northern Region.

Throughout his fire service career he has had considerable input into the development and management of the Launceston Fire Brigade.

In recent years that influence has extended to the Northern Region and the development of Volunteer Brigades.


He was awarded his National Medal on 2nd August 1967 and clasps to the National Medal on 2nd August 1977 for 25 years service and 2nd August 1987 for 35 years service.